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Old fishers' cottages in Sandend, built with the gables facing seawards

Sandend is a small fishing village near Banff and Portsoy, Scotland, typical of the area.

In the late 19th and early 20th centuries it was an active village.[clarification needed] There were two fish-houses[clarification needed] in Sandend (Smith's and McKay's). After McKay's relocation to Buckie, only Smith's remains in Sandend.

It now is a popular place for caravaners, holidaymakers and watersports enthusiasts. Local attractions include a sandy beach and an annual kipper barbecue, held in summer.

Coordinates: 57°41′N 2°45′W / 57.683°N 2.750°W / 57.683; -2.750